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... is "complimentary". After all of these wonderful gastric adventures, we headed out into the wilds.
We left Portland in our rental car and decided to take route 4 through Washington, traveling down the Columbia River. I did some research and none of the 3 routes were very scenic. By taking route 4 through Washington state, we crossed the Columbia river at Astoria, Oregon.
We did see a few interesting things along the way, one of ...
... from the hotel is a cute little wooden pub and whilst the sun was still high in the sky we thought it would be rude not to stop for a quick drink in the beer garden. We had a lovely view across the park and over to the beach. Lovely spot for a cheeky bevvie!
When we got to the beach right in front of the hotel there was a bench with our names on it and we had the perfect spot to watch the sunset. Not long after a massive sweep of cloud started to come in from ...
... the rest of us!
So off to Ecola State Park located just north of Cannon Beach. It definitely is a playground of sea-sculptured rocks, sandy shoreline, green headlands and panoramic views. Close by was a great viewing point for the Tillamook Rock Light Station, a mile or so off the coast. It is so far off, that I almost missed it entirely. What happened to the good old days when ...
We spend so much time wandering on the beach and around the lovely village, then enjoying the spectacular winding road down the coast atop cliffs dropping into a churning sea stretching to the horizon that time gets away from us and we find ourselves getting into Yachats in the dark around 9pm. (We’re starting to relies the distances we’re covering are no ...
... and there is beach grass – very east coast feeling. Even though it’s mid August and even though the sun is high in a pure blue sky, the temperature cannot be above the mid 70’s, which in my book is not enough to get me to lie around on the sand, or dip in a cold ocean. Still, it’s pretty.
Opting to continue down the coast we found our little spot in the sun at Cannon Beach. Cannon Beach is decidedly more laid back than ...
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